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Fifteen years of journalism including work as a researcher, reporter, San Francisco correspondent and investigative writer have led to two national writing awards and a nomination for a third. Fatal Dose told the story of a Canadian government radiation machine that, because of basic software errors, killed six people. Trouble at Nellie’s uncovered accusations of racism against activist and writer June Callwood. An interview with hockey great Ken Dryden was the first he gave after a self-imposed retirement in the wake of a contract dispute.  And a magazine profile of Canadian computer specialist Steve Deering and the early days of the Internet caused poet Leonard Cohen to contact Barbara for help with a project he was considering. Here’s his voicemail message:

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